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Laporte Acids

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of Chemical Works, Leeds, 10.

1949 B. Laporte acquired Hunt Brothers (Castleford) [1]

1952 Laporte Acids Ltd was building a new plant at Hunt Works[2]

1959 Producer of sulphuric acid, distilled water, hydrochloric acid, glauber salts, sodium thiosulphate, sodium sulphite, salt cake, ferrous sulphide, ferric chloride, ferrous chloride, and metal hampers for glass carboys.

1968 Hunt works at Castleford. Registered office at Eastgate House, Eastgate, Leeds

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 15, 1949
  2. The Times, Jul 11, 1952